Recreation

Facilities & Hours of Operation:

Recreation Main Office Recreation 61 Locust St.
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(603) 516-6401

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Ice Arena Recreation 110 Portland Ave.
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(603) 516-6060

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Saturday - Sunday

7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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Indoor Pool Recreation 6 Henry Law Ave.
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(603) 516-6441

7 Days a Week, Hours Subject to Change

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Jenny Thompson Outdoor Pool Recreation 140 Portland Ave.
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(603) 516-6085

Open June - Labor Day

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McConnell Fitness Center & Butterfield Gym Recreation 61 Locust St.
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(603) 516-6401

Monday - Friday

7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Saturday - Sunday

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Senior Center Recreation 61 Locust St.
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(603) 516-6436

Monday - Friday

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Welcome to Dover Recreation

The Recreation Department plans, implements and supports recreational opportunities that are educational and enjoyable for Dover citizens of varied ages, interests and abilities. These services are provided from the City locations of the McConnell Center, which includes the Dover Community Senior Center, the Dover Indoor Pool, the Jenny Thompson Outdoor Pool, and the Dover Ice Arena as well as various outdoor facilities and parks throughout the City. Our main offices are located at the McConnell Center; 61 Locust Street in Dover.

What's New!

Bilingual Boogie!  Get your groove on and learn Spanish at the same time!  Bilingual Boogie is a creative movement class for young children, walking through age 6 (with their caregivers).  This class exposes children to the Spanish language in an energetic and comfortable way.  We will offer a sample class on Friday, December 7th at 10:00am (preregistration is encouraged!) and a winter session beginning in January!  We will offer drop ins if space allows - but save your self money and guarantee yourself a spot by signing up for the session!
View the sample class flyer here.
View the winter session flyer here.
Registration form

Adult Fitness Classes  - brand new class - Functional fit with Holly, along with favorites PiYo with Jackie and Interval Strength with Lisa!

Youth Basketball sign-ups begin October 1st!

Fall Sports Sign-ups 2018:  Click here to view the 2018 flyer.  PLEASE NOTE: Any questions about these leagues should be directed to the contacts on the form - NOT the recreation department! They are better able to answer questions about their leagues and schedules.

Did you know...that the McConnell Center and Dover Recreation have a fitness center with memberships and daily rates available? Check it out!

Travel with us! 

Trips include the Bermuda, Williamsburg, Utah and Iceland as well as many other day and overnight trips.  
Contact Linda at (603)516-6420 for more information on our travel program.

February 16 - March 3, 2019:  Daytona Beach!  Join us for 16 days in Daytona Beach with an optional 5 day Fort Myers extension!  You can take a bus down or fly!
March 24 - 29, 2019:  Colonial Williamsburg Spectacular!  Featuring Colonial Williamsburg, historic Jamestown and Philadelphia
March 29 - April 12, 2019:  Southern Carribean Cruise from Boston!  Join us as we partner with Best of Times Travel for your 15 day/14 night cruise on the Norwegian Gem.  Includes roundtrip transfers to the pier in Boston.  Click here to view the flyer.
May 10 - 17, 2019:  Boston to Bermuda!  We partner with Best of Times travel to cruise on the Norwegian Gem from Boston to Bermuda.  Click here to view the flyer.
June 16 - 24, 2019
Iceland:  Land of Fire & IceClick here to learn more.  
September 8 - 16, 2019Painted Canyons of the WestClick here to learn more.

You do not have to be a member of the Senior Center to go on these trips - you just have to have a sense of adventure! Most trips offer early sign-ups discounts, include travel insurance and round trip transportation to Logan Airport!  Call Linda at (603)516-6420 or Krista at (603)516-6422 for more information.

Looking for information on the Dog Park in Dover? Learn more about the hours of operation and rules!